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Objective The objective is to position China POWER Technology Alliance (CPTA) as a mechanism to help global OpenPOWER Foundation members engage with China organizations on POWER-based implementations in China. Abstract OpenPOWER ecosystem has grown fast in China Market with 12 OPF members growth in 2014. China POWER Technology...

Objective Demonstrate POWER processor and memory capabilities that can be exploited using open source OCC firmware. Abstract The On Chip Controller (OCC) is a co-processor that is embedded directly on the main processor die. The OCC can be used to control the processor frequency, power consumption, and temperature in order to...

Abstract OpenStack is one of the popular software that people use to run a cloud. It managers hardware resources like memory, disks, X86 and POWER processors and then provide IaaS to users. Based on existing OpenStack, more kinds of hardware resource can also be managed by...

Introduction to Authors Bin Xu: Male, IBM STG China, advisory software engineer, PCM architect, mainly focus on High Performance Computing and Software Define environment. Jing Li: Male, IBM STG China, development manager for PCM/PHPC. Background OpenPOWER will be one of major platforms used in all kinds of industry area,...

Presentation Objective Provide information on the integration the nVidia Tesla GPU with IBM’s POWER8 processor and details on how to develop on this platform using nVidia’s software stack and the POWER8 compilers. Abstract The OpenPOWER foundation is an organization with a mandate to enable member companies to customize...

Abstract The POWER8 processor is the latest RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) microprocessor from IBM and the first processor supporting the new OpenPOWER software environment.   Power8 was designed to deliver unprecedented performance for emerging workloads, such as Business Analytics and Big Data applications, Cloud computing...

Speakers:  Bruce D’Amora and Gordon Fossum Organization: IBM T.J. Watson Research, Data Centric Systems Group Abstract The traditional workflow for high-performance computing simulation and analytics is to prepare the input data set, run a simulation, and visualize the results as a post-processing step. This process generally requires multiple...